December 2, 2003

Flight Risk

In Esquire (!), John H. Richardson describes his quest to meet Isabella, the star of the blog-thriller A Flight Risk.  Very interesting writing. Thanks, Jorn Barger.

"I've never been amused by the thin line between reality and illusion and never really got why artists and philosophers think it's so damn interesting. It's annoying. Getting things right is hard work. You have to stop clicking and cutting and get out the yellow marker. Because rational thought is sequential, like Marshall McLuhan said. And now that I'm running my e-mails through an encryption technology called Hushmail, the runaway heiress is giving answers that must be studied,,,"